Pain Management

The best methods of management for conditions with chronic pain, such as fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, back pain, chronic fatigue syndrome, TMJ disorder, and foot pain.

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Common Shoulder Surgery Is Usually Unnecessary, Finnish Study Finds

One of the most common surgeries performed in the Western world today – shoulder impingement surgery – is no more beneficial than a placebo treatment, according to researchers at the University of Helsinki in Finland.

By Diane Domina

Breaking the RA Pain Cycle — With Your Mind

It may seem silly — or impossible — but just as you trained your brain to know how to walk, or drive a car, you can also train your brain to push past the pain of your RA.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

How to Manage Back Pain With Psoriatic Arthritis

Learn how to manage back pain if you also have psoriatic arthritis. These lifestyle and medical approaches will help keep you moving as pain-free as possible.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Opioid-Related Deaths An 'Enormous' Burden

The percentage of deaths due to opioids increased nearly 300 percent from 2001 to 2016, says new research in JAMA Network Open.

By Stephanie Stephens

Have Gout; Still Traveling

Top tips for enjoyable travel with this incredibly painful form of inflammatory arthritis.

By Malaika Hill

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Low Back Pain

It hurts when you lie down; it hurts when you sit; it hurts when you even think about moving. Is it connected to your RA — and what can you do to cope?

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Do You Really Need to Treat Gout?

Get to know potential complications that can arise without lifestyle adaptions or medical treatment of this sometimes debilitating condition.

By Malaika Hill

Change Your Diet, Change Your Life With RA

If you’re looking for ways to control the inflammation that has taken over your body from RA, diet may be at the top of the list.

By Cathy Kramer

Racial Disparities in Pain Management Are Easing

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor conducted a study to determine if racial disparities in pain management have changed, including disparities in prescription opioid treatment.

By Diane Domina

Cluster Headache Advocate Says Speak Out, Take Part

Aaron Wiseman took part in Headache on the Hill in 2017 with his wife, Stefanie Garcia, his caregiver during his cluster headache episodes. Learn about his advocacy this day and beyond.

By Erin L. Boyle